1rare An association, a league.
Social interaction; socialization.
A basic unit of a mature plant community having one or more dominant species.
This term is used principally by Scandinavian botanists to describe variation in species-poor plant societies such as those encountered in northern Europe.
Late 16th century. From post-classical Latin sociatio association, union (3rd century) from classical Latin sociāt-, past participial stem of sociāre + -iō.